Mobile wallets AlipayHK, GCash, Kakao Pay and TrueMoney are accepted through Alipay+ integration
Ant Group, the operator of Alipay+, a suite of global cross-border digital payment and marketing solutions, recently announced the latest expansion of Alipay+ coverage to all 7-Eleven stores in Malaysia, enabled by Razer Merchant Services.
Users of four leading Asian mobile wallets including AlipayHK (Hong Kong SAR), GCash (Philippines), Kakao Pay (South Korea) and TrueMoney (Thailand) can now seamlessly pay in 7-Eleven using their home mobile wallets.
“By expanding Alipay+ coverage to all 7-Eleven stores, we are providing a seamless and convenient digital payment solution for visitors from around the world. As a key use case for tourism, our stores serve as a one-stop destination for travellers, offering a wide range of products, snacks, and essentials,” said Chan Chee Weng, Assistant General Manager In-Store Services, 7-Eleven Malaysia.
Currently, 7-Eleven Malaysia operates in numerous cities nationwide, offering a wide coverage and presence in urban areas, tourist hotspots, transportation hubs, and residential neighbourhoods.
Beyond the typical convenience store offerings of snacks, beverages, and daily necessities, they also provide travel essentials such as travel-sized toiletries, phone chargers, travel adapters, and ready-to-eat meals.
Razer Merchant Services (RMS), the business-to-business solution of Razer Fintech is the acquiring partner to facilitate the integration of Alipay+ in over 2,400 7-Eleven stores in Malaysia.
With the latest development and acceptance in 7-Eleven, Alipay+ is now integrated in more than 80,000 merchant touchpoints in Malaysia, including in popular travel destinations such as Klang Valley, Johor Bahru and Penang.
The acceptance of Alipay+ will offer Asian travellers a more convenient digital travel experience. In the 2023 Budget, RM250 million was allocated to promote the tourism sector. Malaysia is targeting 16.1 million tourists in 2023, 60% more than the previous year.
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